Posts tagged monotypes

Tools of the trade

The Workshop is filled with strange and wonderful tools. Often tools are borrowed from other industries such as the Jewellery and Engineering. We use the deburring tool for preparing the edge of plates before printing. the curved swivel blade alows you to shear off uneven and rough edges before finally filing and polishing them smooth. […]

Keneilwe Mokoena | Making Monoty...

Keneilwe Mokoena | Making Monotypes

We are excited to have Keneilwe Mokoena in the workshop this week working on a new series of watercolour monotypes. The medium suits her patient and particular approach to her work involving the combination of chance and intention in how the water and pigment of the paint pools and moves on the surface. Her fascination […]

Making Monotypes with Mongezi Nc...

Blogger: Rachel van Blydenstein 2017.02.08 Abstract artist Mongezi Ncaphayi is currently working on a new series of monotypes at DKW. Following his first collaboration with us in 2013, this body of work reflects the nuances of his mark- making process:- that which is distinctive to the artist’s style. Winner of the Gerard Sekoto and Absa […]

Olivié Keck Visits David Krut Pr...

We had such a lovely visit to our Montebello gallery from the up-and-coming artist Olivié Keck. Keck introduced us to her bright and beautiful watercolour monotypes, which we will be showing later this year at our Cape Town gallery. The works were produced while at the International Art Residency (AIR) at the Kala Institute in […]

Endale Desalegn on his unconvent...

04.11.15 Blogger: Jessie Cohen As Endale’s two-month residency draws to a close, Jessie Cohen (our new blogger) speaks with him about his unconventional approach to printmaking and learns some in-depth meanings behind the monotypes from the artist himself. When asked why he has taken to printmaking during his time at DKP, Endale gives a characteristically whimsical and simply […]

Jill Ross and Stephen Hobbs visi...

Jill Ross, master printer at DKW (Arts on Main) and artist, Stephen Hobbs visited the DKW (Parkwood) today. This morning Ross came in from DKW Arts on Main to share her expertise on the technicalities of the printing processes with Stephan Hobbs, Daniel Hewson and Sipho Dwala. Later in the day Hobbs continued work on a new […]

Senzo Shabangu working on new mo...

The past week Senzo Shabangu has been working on a new series of multi-coloured monotypes at the DKW (Parkwood). The new work’s theme was inspired by time he recently spent at the Biennial in Kampala, Uganda. Last week Shabangu started with preparation for the new work by creating multicoloured backgrounds (using ochre yellow, red and […]

The Oakes Twins at National Muse...

Compounding Visions: The Art of Ryan and Trevor Oakes National Museum of Mathematics, 11 East 26th Street, Manhattan. Opens May 10 at 6:30 p.m. Talks on May 27 and June 17. $15. Read more: New York Times article by,  JASCHA HOFFMAN The Oakes brothers are identical twins and collaborating artists, living and working in New […]

Lawrence Lemaoana Monotypes

In February 2011 Lemaoana visited the David Krut Print Workshop (DKW) at Arts on Main to work on a series of ten monotypes. The artist collaborated with printers Jillian Ross and Mlungisi Kongisa. A small selection of these works are on display at the David Krut Bookstore at 140 Jan Smuts Avenue, Parkwood. For enquiries […]